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Otoscopy: Otoscopy is an examination of the ear, including the external auditory canal that connects to the eardrum.

Symptoms Associated with Otoscopy

These symptoms may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with Otoscopy:

  • Redness in the ear
  • Swelling in the ear
  • Ear drainage
  • Itching of the external ear canal

Diseases Associated with Otoscopy

These diseases or medical conditions may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with Otoscopy:

  • Hole in the eardrum
  • Excessive wax buildup
  • Otis externa
  • Otis media
  • Eczema

Basic Information: Otoscopy

Otoscopy: Examination of the external ear canal using an otoscope in order to detect such things as infection, excessive wax buildup or presence of a foreign body.

Disease or Condition count: 0; see list of conditions below. These are the diseases or medical conditions in which the medical test 'Otoscopy' may be involved.

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